Robben Island Museum RIM Bursary South Africa

Robben Island Museum RIM Bursary South Africa

ABOUT THE COMPANY – RIM

Robben Island Museum RIM Bursary South Africa | Robben Island Museum (RIM), established in 1997 by the Department of Arts and Culture, is responsible for managing and maintaining the assets of Robben Island, as well as marketing the Island as a national estate and World Heritage Site.

RIM manages and maintains the following: Maximum and Medium Security Prison Complexes, World War II memorials, the runway Helipad, V | A Waterfront Nelson Mandela Gateway, ferries to transport visitors to the Island, buses used on the Island, Mayibuye Archives, Robert Sobukwe’s house, power generation, water processing plants, as well as the Curio and Village Shops, Village Precinct and the recreational facilities.

ABOUT THE ROBBEN ISLAND MUSEUM BURSARY PROGRAMME – FIELDS COVERED

Robben Island Museum (RIM) is inviting students to apply for their Internship and Bursary programme, for the 2023 academic year.

The bursary will cover Postgraduate degree studies in fields related to Museums and Heritage Studies, Social Science, History, Oral History, and Heritage, as well as related disciplines.

RIM offers an Internship and Bursary Programme as a way to ensure access to and the conservation of the layered heritage of Robben Island (RI).

Otagouni.com is committed to keeping you up to date with the latest bursary opportunities, and this article covers all details about the Robben Island Museum Bursary.

MORE ABOUT THE ROBBEN ISLAND MUSEUM BURSARY PROGRAMME – EXPENSES COVERED, OBLIGATIONS | SELECTION

The bursary will be awarded to the value of R35 000 per student, to be used towards tuition fees and if necessary, books and academic resources.

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Bursary recipients will be required to take part in and assist in various RIM programmes, as well as do an Internship and Research programme at RIM Public Heritage Education Department (RIM PHED).

Shortlisted candidates will be contacted within 30 days after the closing date – if you do not receive any feedback by then, please regard your application as unsuccessful.

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS FOR THE RIM BURSARY

Applicants must satisfy the following minimum entry criteria before applying (please note that failure to satisfy all the requirements will lead to your bursary application not being considered):

  • You must be a South African citizen
  • You must have completed Matric
  • You must have applied to study towards a Postgraduate qualification, in one of the fields listed above
  • You must have applied to study at a recognised and accredited University in South Africa, for the 2023 academic year.

HOW TO APPLY FOR THE RIM BURSARY

Students who meet the above eligibility criteria can apply by submitting clear copies of the following supporting documentation (the submission of these documents is compulsory – if any items are missing, your application may be disqualified):

  • Tertiary qualifications (certified copy)
  • Transcripts of results (certified copy)
  • Proof of university registration for 2023 (on institutions letterhead)
  • Full Curriculum Vitae (including the following: your contact details, references names and contact details)
  • The motivational letter indicating why you should be awarded the bursary and internship

Note: there is no application form to be completed for this bursary application – students need only submit the list of the above documents to apply.
Applications must be submitted electronically via email to: vanessam@robben-island.org.za
(Insert the words “RIM Bursary Application 2023” in the email subject line).

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CLOSING DATE FOR THE RIM BURSARY

7 July 2023.
(Applications submitted after this date will not be accepted – please apply before the closing date to ensure your application is considered.

CONTACT THE BURSARY PROVIDER

For any queries related to this bursary programme, please contact the Robben Island Museum directly:
Contact Person: Ms Vanessa Mitchell (Public Heritage Education Department)
Tel: 021 413 4200
Email: vanessam@robben-island.org.za

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